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  • Chairperson
    with Fife Headway Group

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO96786 - Created/last updated: 21/03/2024



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    About this opportunity:Be a Chairperson for a charity providing vital support and information for people with brain injury, their families and carers. The chairperson plays a vital role in assisting the board in organising the smooth running of the support group.

    Build your experience and share your skills for Fife Headway. This role is vital to help run the work that they do.

    The role is varied and may include the following:

    -Planning the annual cycle of board meetings

    -Setting agendas for board meetings

    -Chairing and facilitating board meetings

    -Giving direction to board policymaking

    -Monitoring that decisions taken at meetings are implemented

    -Representing the Headway Group at functions, meetings

    -Acting as a spokesperson as appropriate

    -Bringing impartiality and objectivity to decision-making

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:There is a trustee induction pack, training from Headway UK and support from Headway Scotland Coordinator
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Out of pocket expenses will be paid.

    Experience required:#NAME?

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?Yes: There is a trustee induction pack, training from Headway UK and support from Headway Scotland Coordinator

    Travel DetailsLinton Lane Community Centre, Linton Lane, Kirkcaldy KY2 6LF Free parking, and the centre can be accessed by public transport.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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Fife Headway Group has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Treasurer
  - Networking assistant
  - Monthly group sessions helper
  - Vice Chairperson
  - Secretary

Type of volunteering: Committee Work
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